Expression of Interest India Orissa Poverty Reduction Mission SIRD Campus, Bhubaneswar MIS Consultancy and Networking Credit Number Cr 44720-IN
1. The Government of Orissa has received a credit from the International Development Association and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for Consultancy services for the study of preparing MIS Consultancy and Networking for “TRIPTI” which is under Orissa Poverty Reduction Mission (TRIPTI). The broad components of the project are Community institution building, which improves the capacity of the community based organizations of the poor and vulnerable in management of their own institutions and livelihood activities; Community Investment Fund, which helps households plan and meet their credit demands for household and investment plans; Livelihood Fund, which increase the share of the poor in the value chain leading to enhanced incomes; and Implementation support and monitoring, which supports effective project and knowledge management and learning replication. 2. The services include To conduct a feasibility study for preparing a MIS design document covering both computerized as well as non-computerized sections of the information chain, along with output report formats at each level of project management (including sample print-outs of monthly and quarterly reports) for different groups of clearly identified information users; Preparation of a MIS user manual based on the design document covering both manual and computerized parts of the system; Design and develop MIS software for TRIPTI, which would include an interface adaptive program to import tally data into MIS data; Pilot test of the software in at various of the project’s information flow chain; Install the software and test run it in all locations as required in the proposed MIS design. Train the concerned staff at the State Project Management Office, District Project Management Office, Block Project Office and other offices of the project (as required) for effective implementation of the system. The system should be ideally developed to provide component wise entry for each specialists and analysis of data by respective specialists on their own component. Provide implementation and maintenance support to the management for at least one year after successful installation and commissioning of the MIS software.
The duration of the assignment for the concerning subject should not exceed 12 month from the date of signing of the contract.
The Orissa Poverty Reduction Mission (TRIPTI) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the Services for MIS consultancy and networking for “TRIPTI” project which includes design and implementation of a comprehensive computerized and web enabled MIS for TRIPTI project for effective monitoring and evaluation of the project. As per the standard EOI format interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the Services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications. The “Association” may take the form of a joint venture (with joint and several liability) or of a sub-consultancy.
4. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by Bank Borrowers, May 2004, modified October 2006. 5. Interested Consultants may obtain further information at the address given below: State Project Director (TRIPTI Orissa Poverty Reduction Mission, SIRD Campus Unit-VIII, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India Pin-751012
From 10 am to 5 pm on any of the working days. Or visit official website of PR Deptt.: http://orissa.gov.in/portal/default.asp or www.orissapanchayat.gov.in or www.tripti.org 6. Expression of Interest must be delivered to the address below by no later than 5 PM, 3rd March, 2009.
Office name: Orissa Poverty Reduction Mission (TRIPTI) Officer’s name: Smt. Usha Padhee, IAS State Project Director (TRIPTI) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: Orissa Poverty Reduction Mission (TRIPTI) SIRD Campus, Unit VIII Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India Pin-751012 Contact person: Mr. Prasant Dash Telephone: 91-674-2560166/ 2560126
State Project Director (TRIPTI)